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Sep 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. at a training center for the customs and border protection agency in front royal, virginia, five dogs are running through a series of tests, no matter that it is 90 degrees outside. >> it's going to be hot and tired out there in the field. and we are looking for dogs that when it's hot and tired, they're still going. >> reporter: dhs has 2,000 dogs but just announced it needs 3,000 more. >> we are searching for terrorist, terrorist weapons, illegal immigrants entering the country, being smuggled in and contraban. the dogs can perform those screens and search for those faster than by hand. >> levi the dutch spep heard seems to do well at first. he is given the scent of an object, at this case a pipe and set loose to find it. but searcher and retrieve skills aren't enough. the dogs need courage. they can't spook easily. and they need a good work ethic. that may be levi's undoing. he is supposed to stop at nothing to get at the toy inside the cage but he's easily distracted. his fellow canines aren't doing much better. enzo is supposed to ignore a bowl of food and go for the toy but the
Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm PDT
: in fairfax, virginia... >> can we do it? ( cheers ) are we enthused? >> reporter: ...first-term democrat incumbent jerry connolly is working this labor day weekend to hang on to his congressional seat. >> i'm talking to many of my colleagues. they get the threat. they understand that there is understandable anxiety in the country, given the state of the economy, but they're prepared going into battle. >> reporter: but connolly's race is just one of dozens the democrats could lose in a midterm election that appears to be increasingly tilting towards republicans. the latest gallup poll has no good news for democrats. republicans have a 10-point lead, 51% to 41%, on the generic ballot. and democratic voters are in the dumps, with twice as many republicans saying they're very enthusiastic about voting this fall. while party leaders are not conceding control of the house, they are looking to cut their losses by redirecting campaign funds to the strongest democratic candidates. >> we will look at races that we can win. so we make a determination about whether or not those campaigns can be succ
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